In a recent Instagram post, Amy Schumer opened up how pregnancy — despite all its happiness and wonder — can really suck sometimes.
And it's so totally relatable.
Schumer recently announced…her pregnancy, jokingly comparing herself to a certain expecting royal, Meghan Markle. But it looks like she's feeling more like another recently pregnant royal: Schumer spoke out about being diagnosed with hyperemesis gravidarum, a condition Kate Middleton endured in her pregnancies. Essentially, hyperemesis gravidarum, or HG, is extreme morning sickness that doesn't subside after the… >> Read More
Back when my husband and I were in the thick of our infertility journey, the last thing we were thinking about was what to do with any extra embryos. We spent more than four years and what is…equivalent to a “his and hers” pair of BMWs to conceive our daughter, Hannah, who is now 3. She is the most perfect little girl that ever graced the planet. (Don’t believe me? Just ask my mom how wonderful she is!) After she was born, our family finally felt whole and at peace. Still, we… >> Read More
Kate Hudson’s Instagram post — which showed the actress in a flowy white maternity dress, popping large balloons filled with pink confetti — has been viewed more than 16 million…times. Full disclosure: Ten of those views were by me. Hudson is adorable and she’s a celebrity (and she’s also Jewish!). But for those of you who are not as adorable or as famous, well, I’m sorry to say this but I don’t care about your gender reveal party. It’s like blowing out the candles and… >> Read More
“We should totally watch this Saturday night,” my friend Jennifer emailed me, sending a link to the new Netflix movie, Private Life, about an older New York couple (played Kathryn Hahn and Paul…Giamatti) who will do nearly anything to have a baby, including IVF, donor eggs, and adoption. Because I was very public about my infertility journey, a lot of people had been emailing me about the film, sending links to links to podcasts, articles, trailers. But if I couldn’t even bring myself to watch the three-minute… >> Read More
You have (one or more) gorgeous, well-behaved little angels. The world deserves more of your offspring. You and your partner decide to try for one more. You follow the rule book, pee on ovulation…sticks, ask Google some very intimate questions, and, eventually, there it is: That second red line. You’ve boarded the train to preggersville! Congratulations — in just nine short months, there will be one more little mini-you to grace this Earth. The Reveal After asking Facebook about the perfect OB/GYN and counting down the days that… >> Read More